Selected Work

My work has been followed or referenced by BBC News, NPR, the Guardian, Slate, Gawker, Jezebel, Salon, Cosmopolitan, the New York Daily News, the Daily Cal, the Daily Mail, Slate, Daily Kos, RealClearPolitics, BillMoyers.com, WSJ.com, Bloomberg, and others.

I write in multiple genres + my clip is labeled as follows: R// Reported, A// Analysis, P// Personal.

 

Lately

A// Bad in bed? Millennials can work with that — just as long as you're not a Trump supporter (Los Angeles Times)

R// How recreational marijuana in California left chemists in the dark (The Verge)

R// Rewiring the Democratic Brain With George Lakoff (San Francisco Magazine)

P// ENOUGH: That too is an ordinary story (The Rumpus)

A// How To Be A Male Ally To Survivors Of Sexual Assault & Harassment (Refinery29)

A// Survivors of sexual violence don't owe anyone our stories. Here's why I'm telling mine. #MeToo (Los Angeles Times)

 

My personal fave from 2017

P// The Summer of Lana Del Rey (The Rumpus)

 

Politics

R// Peter Thiel is almost definitely behind this mysterious 'heterodox science' course (Broke in the Verge. Follow story here)

A// Call me a coddled snowflake, but Trump's fetish for nukes is infinitely more terrifying than his other outrages (Los Angeles Times)

A// Forget Melania Trump. The Republican party platform is the circus we need to watch (Los Angeles Times)

A// Bono, Pass the Mic (BRIGHT)

R// Controversy continues as Mississippi's Confederate Heritage Month comes to a close (U.S. News & World Report)

 

Gender + Womxn + Sex + Coercion

A// Can Cities Save Our Reproductive Rights from the Grabby Hands of Donald Trump? (The Nation)

R// Harassment case stresses UC's shortcomings (Broke in the San Francisco Chronicle, online and in print on the front page. Radio interview here. Follow story here)

A// Donald Trump is the hateful voice of a culture that bullies women (Los Angeles Times)

A// Millennials are having less sex than any generation in 60 years. Here’s why it matters (Los Angeles Times)

A// One group is responsible for America’s culture of violence, and it isn’t cops, black Americans, Muslims or rednecks. It’s men (Los Angeles Times)

 

Culture

A// Dear media: When you cover death by suicide, do it thoughtfully (Los Angeles Times)

R// Hey, Nonprofit Offices. 1985 Called and It Wants Its Taupe Walls Back (BRIGHT)

R// The Evolving Obituary (Pacific Standard)

R// Why We Were Addicted to Our Tamagotchis (VICE)

R// Mars on Mars: An Interview with Artist Stella Maria Baer (The Morning News)

R// Bang for Your Buck (The Morning News (original), Reader's Digest (reprinted))

 

Other

R// Sixty, Sober, and Starting Over (Oakland North)

R// The Generalist: An Interview with Author Robert Sullivan (BKLYNR)

R// Community mourns loss of Oakland artist, shot dead while painting a peace mural (Oakland North)

 

More

This is a selection. Other pieces are available upon request.